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SAGA Workshop: Scene Study

Saturday, 26 August, 2017 - 11:00

Event Category: 

  • Workshops

Scene Study Workshop with Bonnie Lee Bouman

You have already trained to be a professional actor, now you need to enhance and harness those skills needed to book the job.

SAGA presents Bonnie Lee Bouman’s practical scene study workshop.

SAGA members will get the opportunity to have an interactive class with one of our leading casting directors in the country.  Non SAGA members and AFDA performing arts students will have the opportunity to observe and learn from the participants and Bonnie’s direction and feedback.

VENUE   AFDA Film School, 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park, Johannesburg

DATE      26 August 2017

TIME      10H30 for 11h00 – 15h00

COST     SAGA members FREE / AFDA Performing Arts students FREE / Non SAGA Members R150.00

RSVP     Please book a slot as space is limited – contact by Thursday, 24 August 2017, to book your place.


  1. Prepare a monologue and 1 scene of your choice (no longer than 4 minutes) 
  2. email your monologue and scene to Bonnie at
  3. Bring two copies of each to the workshop.
  4. Bring water, lunch, pen, paper and wear comfortable clothing.




41 Frost Avenue
Latitude: -26.187430
Longitude: 28.020000

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